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Invest in Continuous Learning

Professional development opportunities designed to support literacy instruction for PreK-8 educators.

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Customized Literacy Professional Development

Customized workshops, trainings, and institutes for your school or district.

Learn with your colleagues!
Varies (more details below)

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series

This series is designed to confront social injustices that contribute to the race- and poverty-related opportunity gap by promoting access and equity for all children through literacy.

May 17-July 11, 2021 (Summer Term I)

Shared Leadership for School Improvement

In this 8-week online graduate course, learn how to get everyone in their school on the same page about literacy.

Online Graduate Course
See dates below.

Literacy Collaborative Training

Training is held online through a combination of live, interactive sessions and on-demand learning. Participants apply what they learn and receive job-embedded coaching from Lesley University faculty as part of their coursework.

Online Graduate Certificate in Literacy Coaching & Teacher Leadership

A 12-credit online graduate certificate program.

Online Certificate
June 24 - 25, 2021

Introduction to Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Create authentic experiences for reading, thinking, talking, writing, and reflecting in all classroom settings.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
July 12-15, 2021

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series: Summer Literacy Institute with Kass & Cornelius Minor

Enroll to take an in-depth look at how reading identity intersects with racial, gender, and class identity.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Register for this individual institute or all of the series!
July 19-22, 2021

Leadership in Literacy

In this 4-day training, learn what every school leader needs to know about effective literacy teaching, coaching, and teacher leadership in grades K-6.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
August 16-19, 2021

Effective Literacy Coach

Build your literacy coaching expertise.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
Dates in 2022 to be announced.

Literacy Leadership Team Institute

In this 5-day institute, work with your colleagues to become an effective leadership team in your school.

Online: Real Time Learning